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Art Sources Review

Title of Product:

Nicholas Hilliard

Country: United Kingdom
Century: 1500 - The 16th Century
Topic: Nicholas Hilliard
Image of the product:

Name of Author(s): Walker Art Gallery
Name of Producer: Liverpool Museums
Language/s of Product: English
Target Group: General public, teachers, students 11+
Overall Evaluation: good
Objectives & Structure:
The site only illustrates this one work and has no links to any other Hilliard work.
The text is a limited introduction to the work.
Description of contents:
The page shows 'Queen Elizabeth I - The Pelican Portrait' and gives a brief, simple explanation of the portrait’s symbolism.
Evaluation and Comments:
Overall Evaluation: good
Clarity of structure, logical sequence of contents: excellent
Usability / easiness of navigation: excellent
The website is interesting / stimulating: good
Educational and learning value: good
Quality and relevancy of content: good
Compatibility of the content with the target group: good
Suitability and quality of graphic interface: fair
Degree and quality of interaction: poor
Exploitation of the electronic potential: poor
Description of how the website can be used with the students::
Students, either individually or as a group, could explore this site as an introduction to this particular artwork and gain a basic understanding of symbolism in Elizabethan art.
Good to make links between Art and History
A possible site for teachers or students to begin a study into Nicholas Hilliard.
Evaluation Date: 30.06.08
Name of teacher: Stef Gabrysch
Name of School: Queen Elizabeth School
Country: UK
Subjects Taught: Art

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